Hal Newhouser and Comets III beat Visitors, 2-1


Carson Comets III 2, Martian Visitors 1
Game 137

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Visitors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 8 ? 0 ?
Comets III 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 ? 3 ? 0 ?
W: Newhouser, H. (15-13)
L: Koufax, S. (12-15)
S: Henke, T. (14)
HR: none


At Penmar Park (NeL), the Carson faithful were treated to an intriguing pitcher's duel. Hal Newhouser(15-13) finally bested his Martian counterpart, Sandy Koufax(12-15), by the score of 2 to 1.

Carson promptly took the lead in their half of the first scoring 2 runs utilizing 2 base hits. Nellie Fox opened up the inning nicely when he lashed a single. Charlie Keller stepped up next and he laid down a sacrifice bunt. After another out, Ben Oglivie stepped up to the plate and he drew a walk. Bill Terry came up and he tripled driving home two runs. That was all the offense they were to need. After the 3rd inning, neither team was able to score.

Tom Henke gained credit for his 14th save. Koufax was tagged with the loss. He surrendered just 2 hits and 1 walk in 6 innings.

The Carson ballclub's record now stands at 72-65. With the loss, Martian has a record of 3-7 lately, 58-79 overall.



Martian Visitors

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
O. Vizquel SS 4 0 1 0 .240
R. Clemente RF 4 0 1 1 .280
G. Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 .311
G. Luzinski LF 3 0 1 0 .261
M. Grace 1B 4 0 1 0 .289
C. Geronimo CF 3 0 1 0 .284
B. Mazeroski 2B 4 0 1 0 .231
B. Petway C 3 1 1 0 .150
   C - T. Armas PH 1 0 1 0 .273
   E - L. Salazar PR 0 0 0 0 .228
S. Koufax P 1 0 0 0 .068
   A - T. Taylor PH 1 0 0 0 .231
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .222
   D - J. Archer PH 1 0 0 0 .221
Totals 33 1 8 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
S. Koufax (L, 12-15) 6 2 2 2 1 7 0 84 3.03
D. Smith 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 25 3.48
Totals 8 3 2 2 2 7 0

Carson Comets III

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
N. Fox 2B 4 1 1 0 .324
C. Keller RF 2 0 0 0 .317
C. Jones 3B 3 0 0 0 .338
B. Oglivie LF 2 1 1 0 .287
B. Terry 1B 3 0 1 2 .375
E. Bailey C 2 0 0 0 .268
A. Dark SS 3 0 0 0 .269
J. Gardner CF 3 0 0 0 .247
H. Newhouser P 2 0 0 0 .188
   B - C. Gipson PH 1 0 0 0 .265
L. Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 .429
T. Henke P 0 0 0 0 .143
Totals 25 2 3 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
H. Newhouser (W, 15-13) 8 7 1 1 2 8 0 114 3.92
L. Arroyo (H, 7) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 15 3.31
T. Henke (S, 14) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4.66
Totals 9 8 1 1 2 9 0


A-Pinch Hit For Koufax In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Newhouser In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Petway In 9th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Smith In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Ran For Armas In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 47,594
T- 2:08
LEFT ON BASE- Visitors: 8 Comets III: 2
DOUBLE PLAYS- Visitors: 1 Comets III: 0
DOUBLES- M.Grace(22nd), B.Mazeroski(17th)
TRIPLES- B.Terry(11th)
SACRIFICE HITS- S.Koufax, C.Keller
WALKS- G.Luzinski, C.Geronimo, B.Oglivie, E.Bailey
STRIKE OUTS- O.Vizquel, G.Brett-2, G.Luzinski, M.Grace, C.Geronimo, B.Mazeroski,
B.Petway, S.Koufax, C.Keller-2, B.Terry, E.Bailey-2, J.Gardner,
H.Newhouser
GIDP- A.Dark










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